Imagining the Middle East : the Building of an American Foreign Policy, 1918-1967 / Matthew F. Jacobs.Material type: TextPublisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2011Description: xiii, 318 p. ; 25 cmISBN: 9789774165207; 9780807834886 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807834882 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): Arab-Israeli conflict | Middle East -- Foreign relations -- United States | United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East | Middle East -- Foreign relations -- 20th century | United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century | Islam and politics -- Middle East | Middle East -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 327.7305609041
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -306) and index.
The task -- falls to the area specialists : national interests, knowledge production, and the emergence of an informal network -- The all-pervading influence of the Muslim faith : the perils and promise of political Islam -- A new amalgam of interests, religion, propaganda, and mobs : interpretations of secular mass politics -- What modernization requires of the Arabs -- is their de-Arabization : imagining a transformed Middle East -- A profound and growing disturbance -- which may last for decades : the Arab-Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the limits of the network.